Paula Arboix is a PhD researcher at the Sociology Department of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), whose project focuses on the construction of educational aspirations in young students and the formation of their upper-secondary transitions.
She holds a degree in Sociology (2020) from the UAB and a Master in Social Investigation (2022) from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). Her main areas of interest in sociology of education are the configuration of educational trajectories, family educational expectations, youth scholar identities and the mechanisms of social inequalities and class reproduction.
She has collaborated in the project EduPost16. The construction of post-16 educational opportunities. An analysis of post-compulsory educational transitions in urban settings, as well as in some research of school dropout and student integration and participation at university.